There are many Scorpio eminent personalities in the world: from Leonardo DiCaprio to Bill Gates.
Whether you are Scorpio or not but would like to know some of the most eminent personalities born under the sign of Scorpio (October 23 – November 22), you have come to the right place.
There are many interesting people born under this Water sign. Here are a few you have probably heard about.
Scorpio: Leonardo DiCaprio
This American award-winning actor, film producer, and activist is one of the most famous Scorpios in the world.
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974, in Los Angeles, California.
He was named Leonardo after Da Vinci because his mother is said to have felt his first kick when she was looking at one of his paintings in Florence, Italy.
DiCaprio was a child prodigy, beginning his acting career when he was just five years old. He started on TV in the early 1990s playing bit parts on the ABC sitcom Roseanne and the first-run syndication series The New Lassie and was also cast on NBC drama Parenthood and on the soap opera Santa Barbara. He also made several commercials around the time.
He was later cast in a recurring role on the hit ABC sitcom Growing Pains and almost immediately begun his successful movie career. His break out role was in the movie This Boy’s Life (1993).
Other notable big-screen credits include What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Romeo + Juliet (1996), Marvin’s Room (1996), Titanic (1997), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), The Beach (2000), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), Inception (2010), The Great Gatsby (2013), and The Revenant (2015), among many others.
In recent years, he has also become notable as an environmental activist.
Scorpio: Pablo Picasso
This Spanish painter, sculptor, and printmaker is one of the most famous artists of all times.
Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso was born on April 8, 1973, in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain.
He is one of the co-founders of the Cubist movement in art.
His most famous works of are Les Demoiselle d’Avignon (1907) and Guernica, in which he portrayed the horrendous bombing of the Basque town of Guernica by the Italian and German air forces during the Spanish Civil War.
Scorpio: Anne Hathaway
This award-winning American actress and singer has had a remarkable career despite her young age and it is one of the world’s best-paid actresses.
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born on November 12, 1982, in New York City, New York.
She debuted in movies in the year 2001 with two Disney projects: The Other Side of Heaven and The Princess Diaries.
I think fashion is a lot of fun. I love clothes. More than fashion or brand labels, I love design. I love the thought that people put into clothes. I love when clothes make cultural statements and I think personal style is really cool. I also freely recognize that fashion should be a hobby. – Anne Hathaway
She is also known for her starring roles on The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Rachel Getting Married (2008), Bride Wars (2009), Valentine’s Day (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Les Misérables (2012), Interstellar (2014), and The Intern (2015).
Scorpio: Bill Gates
Perhaps the most highly-influential among all the Scorpio eminent personalities is the American magnate and investor Bill Gates.
William Henry Gates III was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington.
He is better known as the main founder of the Microsoft Corporation where he was chairman, CEO, and chief software engineer and one of the main shareholders until 2014.
He launched Microsoft together with his colleague Paul Allen back in 1975.
Scorpio: Julia Roberts
Another hugely famous Scorpio is the American award-winning actress and producer Julia Roberts.
Julia Fiona Roberts was born on October 28, 1967, in Smyrna, Georgia.
She began her acting career in the late 1980s. Her breakout role was in the independent movie Mystic Pizza (1988).
She is also known for her starring roles in movies such as Steel Magnolias (1989), Pretty Woman (1990), Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), The Pelican Brief (1993), Mary Reilly (1996), My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997), Stepmom (1998), Notting Hill (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), Erin Brockovich (2000), Ocean’s Eleven (2001), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Closer (2004), Eat Pray Love (2010), and August: Osage County (2013).
Scorpio: Ryan Gosling
Canadian actor and musician Ryan Gosling comes next.
Ryan Thomas Gosling was born on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada.
He started his career as a child in 1993 with appearances in the Mickey Mouse Club on the Disney Channel. He also made other shows for kids such as Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1995) and Goosebumps (1996).
He is best known for his starring roles in movies such as The Notebook (2004), Blue Valentine (2010), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), Drive (2011), The Ides of March (2011), The Big Short (2015), La La Land (2016), and Blade Runner 2046 (2017).
Scorpio: Grace Kelly
While she is no longer for us, Grace Kelly lives on in our memories.
Grace Patricia Kelly was born on November 12, 1929, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
She was an American actress who became Princess of Monaco upon marrying Prince Rainier III in 1956.
Before becoming a princess, Grace Kelly was a huge movie star, famous for working for Alfred Hitchcock and other great directors. Her starring roles include credits in the following movies: High Noon (1952), Mogambo (1953), Dial M for Murder (1954), Rear Window (1954)m The Country Girl (1954), To Catch a Thief (1955), and High Society (1956).
Scorpio: Diego Maradona
Even people who are not into soccer have, at least, heard about former Argentinian soccer player Diego Maradona.
Diego Armando Maradona Franco was born on October 30, 1960, in Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
During his career, he played for teams such as Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli, and Sevilla, and was a star player of the national team of Argentina.
Other famous Scorpio eminent personalities include the scientist Marie Curie; actors Winona Rider, Demi Moore, Gerard Butler, Whoopi Golberg, Owen Wilson, Meg Ryan; and musicians such as Bjork, and Katy Perry.